It's almost time for Santa to make his way down the chimney and you're stumped about what to get the expectant dad on your list. We've done some shopping and came up with what we think are some pretty fun gifts for that daddy-to-be!
I am so excited about having a baby. I once was pregnant before this and had a miscarriage. I was in pain and had to go through the miscarriage naturally. I got no DNC done or any thing that is a horrible thing to go through I would not wish that on my worst enemy of any sort. I feel for some reason this pregnancy will suceed. I am not having the pain like I was with the first pregnancy of any sort I do have some crampiness and some back pain but the doctor says that is normal! please to all my mothers around the glob please pray for me and wish me good luck thank you!!
Having gone through it once before, there are some things I want to share with and warn my friends about, certain aspects of the whole pregnancy and childbirth thing that come solely from the male point of view. After a few discussions with some of my other friends who are already fathers, there are a few things we all agreed new fathers should know.
Dr. Robert Bradley developed this method in the late 1940's. The Bradley method emphasizes an extremely natural approach, with few or no drugs and little medical help during labor and delivery. Stressing good diet and exercise during pregnancy, it teaches deep relaxation techniques to manage pain, and educates a woman's husband or partner so they can be an effective coach. Read more.
It has been a long 3 weeks... We got married on September 4th,2010. It was a day I'll never forget, thanks to (hurricane) Earl. But in spite of that, it turned out to be a beautiful afternoon, and glorious celebration of LOVE. A few days later (Wednesday, September 8th) we had our 20 week ultrasound.
This is my hubby's first baby, my third. He is thrilled, obviously, to finally have his own. If it's a boy, it will be named after him, Francisco Ramiro Rodriguez III... the baby being the fourth. However, if it's a girl (my first girl), he wants to name it something I abhor: Adrestia Patience Rodriguez. Ugh!
Wondering what to expect during your partner's pregnancy? It's a good idea to have realistic expectations -- then you may be pleasantly surprised. Just for the record, only about 10% of women experience happy, blissful pregnancies. Here's a guide that will help you navigate that other 90%.
Here's a list of some of the positive attributes you'll need as a father which you can intentionally begin to grow during pregnancy alongside all the growth happening to your baby and its mother:
Today is Sunday, on Wednesday I thought I had a doctor's appointment. It turned out that it was supposed to have been on Tuesday; and I missed it! This made me really disappointed because we were told by Dr. C at last month's visit (when we couldn't find our baby's heartbeat) that we would definitely be able to hear it this time... I actually began to cry when the receptionist told me that Dr. C wasn't in and that I would have to reschedule our appointment.